The Uganda Income Authority (URA) has arrested a person recognized as Aaron Kawombe, whereas attempting to smuggle mobile telephones into the nation.
Kawombe of Nakoloke of Mbale, Jap Uganda was arrested by the Enforcement workforce in Malaba, Jap Uganda, in accordance with assertion launched by the URA.
The assertion mentioned Kawombe crossed into the Malaba facet of Kenya the place he purchased 15 Itel phones. He allegedly went to a small hall close to the store the place he sealed the phones on his body (abdomen and decrease chest) utilizing cello tape. He later mentioned to haveboarded a car, which heading to Mbale.
He was arrested at a URA checkpoint in Malaba have been officers do random checks, the assertion added. URA mentioned smuggling continues to have an effect on income assortment and causes unfair competitors available in the market amongst different impacts.